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Thank You Birth Mom

Oh, birth mom. I think of you. And not just because it’s National Adoption Awareness Month. Most days, I’m awakened by a tug of my comforter as at least one of the boys climbs atop the fluffy covers. That is usually accompanied by a demand for family cuddles or a request for Octonauts on Netflix. If […]

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Even Superman Was Adopted

Steve Jobs? Adopted. Whether you are a fan or love Apple products or not, you can’t deny the man’s contributions to technology and creativity that changed the world. Or what about Thor’s brother, super villain-hottie-frost giant, Loki? Also adopted. Probably not a great example. SUPERMAN. Yes, even Superman was adopted. The moment our eyes met, […]

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Living in the Shadow of Being a Birth Mother

I am a wife of ten years, and stay-at-home mother to three little ones under eight. From an outsider’s perspective, I appear to be just an average church-going, minivan-driving, play date-attending mom. But on the inside I have a secret. It’s not the kind of thing I can share at mom’s group or in PTA […]

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